Amateur Radio Kits from Walford Electronics Ltd

Designed by Tim Walford G3PCJ

Latest News

The new Beer and Stout 5W CW TCVR will soon be available after more early models have been built. It has any two (as below) or all four bands in the 20 - 80m group with 5W out.

The new High Power Linear is a derivative of my existing Linear; the new one has much bigger heatsinks with IRF520s for increased power output - typically 15 W on 20m, or even up to 50 W on 160m with a higher supply voltage! It also includes the TR relays and a low pass harmonic filter.



Don't forget that readers of Hot Iron get advance warning of new developments!

The Kit Designs

There is a wide range of designs, with something for most radio interests and construction abilities. These kits are for people interested in analogue radio! You can start with a small project or build your own complete station.  The circuitry is what I concentrate on with the aim of maximising 'performance' for whatever you decide to spend. Most of the kits can be easily adapted to add facilities, because of the simple mechanics and the wide range of accessories. All kits are built in stages with testing as you progress so that, with the extensive instructions, you should develop a good understanding of how the project works and thus succeed first time! When combined with low cost mechanics, these kits provide excellent value for money and most will satisfy the practical examination aspects of obtaining your licence. Choose from:-

I also publish the quarterly newsletter Hot Iron which is sent by e mail to those who have specifically asked to be included on the distribution list; it contains mildly technical articles (with very little maths), kit design ideas or outline information, questions, builders kit experiences, general electronic news, etc on semi-technical subjects, with advance notice for new kits - so why not tell me your e address now! I am always delighted to have material for it and suggestions for topics that might to be covered.

Found what you want?

I hope so! If not please tell me what's missing - I am always delighted to have suggestions for new kits. Any comments or questions are very welcome to me, Tim Walford G3PCJ, at the address below or via e mail to This site was last updated on Feb 7th 2018.

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